National Reserve – 1,091sq km – Managed by Kenya Wildlife Services
Not only a traditional tourist circuit, this area is relatively known. It has a number of permanent rivers with woodland fringes and salty springs. Wildlife is plentiful: elephant, giraffe, buffalo, eland, oryx, impala, bushbuck, Greater Kudu, Grants and Thompsons Gazelle, lion, leopard, cheetah, spotted hyena and jackal. There are crocodiles in the rivers and abundant birdlife much of which gathers on the bans of the Kerio River. There are no lodges or roads as yet within the Reserve.